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My father, the captain : my life with Jacques Cousteau

Author: Jean-Michel Cousteau
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jean-Michel paints an intimate, always honest portrait of the pioneer who inspired millions to reconsider our relationship with the sea and its creatures, and in the process presents a deeply personal glimpse of their close-knit but sometimes conflicted family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jacques Cousteau; Jacques Cousteau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Michel Cousteau
ISBN: 9781426206832 1426206836
OCLC Number: 495271367
Notes: Published in French under title: Mon père, le commandant.
Description: 255 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two saluted --
Beginnings --
My arrival --
Liquid air --
A family at sea --
Sanary --
Waiting for Calypso --
A place of my own --
From Madagascar to Hollywood --
Treasure --
Philippe --
Future generations --
The end of something --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Jean-Michel Cousteau with Daniel Paisner.

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Jean-Michel paints an intimate, always honest portrait of the pioneer who inspired millions to reconsider our relationship with the sea and its creatures, and in the process presents a deeply personal glimpse of their close-knit but sometimes conflicted family.

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